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The Beauty of Maps: Medieval Maps

   2010    Art
This documentary series charting the visual appeal and historical meaning of maps. The Hereford Mappa Mundi, the largest intact Medieval wall map in the world, its ambition to picture all of human knowledge in a single image is breathtaking. The work of a team of artists, the world it portrays is overflowing with life, featuring Classical and Biblical history, contemporary buildings and events, animals and plants from across the globe, and the infamous 'monstrous races' which were believed to inhabit the remotest corners of the Earth.
Series: The Beauty of Maps
The Universe
The Universe

   2010    Science
Bible's Buried Secrets
Bible's Buried Secrets

   2011    Culture
Vice
Vice

   2013    Culture
The Human Body
The Human Body

   1998    Medicine
Lost Kingdoms of South America
Lost Kingdoms of South America

   2013    History
Breakthrough
Breakthrough

   2015    Medicine
Dark Net
Dark Net

   2016    Technology
The Sky at Night
The Sky at Night

   2018    Science